6/07/2019

TUSCALOOSA BY NEIL YOUNG + STRAY GATORS RELEASED TODAY

TUSCALOOSA BY NEIL YOUNG + STRAY GATORS RELEASED TODAYVIA REPRISE/WARNER RECORDS

PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED ALBUM RECORDED LIVE IN ALABAMA 1973
Photo Credit: Joel Bernstein 

June 7, 2019 (Los Angeles, CA) Today, Reprise/Warner Records is proud to releaseTUSCALOOSAby Neil Young + Stray Gators. The previously unreleased, 11-track album was recorded live at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa on February 5, 1973.

TUSCALOOSA is available on a single disc CD, a double album over 3-sides with etched artwork on side 4, and on high resolution digital audio via NYA Young performs the first two songs solo before being joined by the band comprised of Tim Drummond (bass), Kenny Buttrey (drums), Jack Nitzsche (piano) and Ben Keith (steel guitar) who would record Harvest andTimes Fades Away with Young.

TUSCALOOSA features live versions of songs from Young’s self-titled 1969 debut (“Here We Are In The Years”) plus classic songs from his two most commercially successful albums of his early career, After The Goldrush (1970) and Harvest (1972). Essentially a live greatest hitspackage, TUSCALOOSA is comprised of some of Young’s best-loved songs including “Heart Of Gold,” “Old Man” and “Don’t Be Denied.”

TUSCALOOSA was produced by Neil Young, Elliot Mazer and mixed by John Hanlon and mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman from the original analogue tapes. The sonic quality of these tracks is nothing short of astonishing making this album an essential listening experience. Live photographs by Joel Bernstein complete the packaging.

A very limited edition bundle is available through NYA only and will contain the album along with a Joel Bernstein autographed color litho print of the band live on stage. Click here to order.

Tuscaloosa Track listing below:
 
A side:
Here We Are In The Years (3:56)
After The Gold Rush (4:42)
Out On The Weekend (5:29)
Harvest (4:14)
 
B side:
Old Man (4:17)
Heart Of Gold (3:48)
Time Fades Away (6:10)
Lookout Joe (4:59)
 
C side:
New Mama (3:01)
Alabama (3:50)
Don’t Be Denied (8:09)
D side:
Etched artwork

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